5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleCaxton Place, Court Lane, Hadlow, Tonbridge, TN11
- Spacious period property of nearly 3,000sq.ft
- Set in an exclusive development
- Finished to a high standard with character
- 4 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms
- Attractive garden
- Communal grounds of nearly 3 acres
- Tonbridge station 4.9 miles
Spacious farmhouse of nearly 3,000sq.ft presented to a high standard with many character features
The Old Farmhouse is situated in a charming private development in a delightful semi-rural setting.
Shopping Facilities: Hadlow village, within a mile, provides a doctor's surgery, post office, primary school, church and public houses. Tonbridge (4.4 miles) provides supermarkets and other High Street retailers as well as many Pubs and Restaurants. Sevenoaks (10.9 miles), Tunbridge Wells (11.4 miles) and Bluewater Shopping Centre (24.2 miles).
Mainline Rail Services: Tonbridge mainline station (4.9 miles) with services to London Bridge/Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
Primary Schools: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Mereworth.
Secondary Schools: Judd Grammar, Skinners Grammar, Tonbridge Grammar and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar.
Private School: The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge, Fossebank and Sackville in Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools.
Colleges: Hadlow Agricultural College, West Kent College.
Leisure Facilities: Nizels Golf & Fitness centre in Hildenborough. Poult Wood Golf Club in Tonbridge. Also in Tonbridge are outdoor & indoor swimming pools, the Angel Leisure Centre.
Motorway Links: The A21 gives access to the M25, other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.
The Old Farmhouse is an impressive Grade II listed attached property believed to date from the early/mid 17th century, with sympathetic additions in the early 18th and 19th centuries. The property is situated in a delightful semi rural position within reach of a host of local amenities. It has been extensively renovated and enhanced by the current owners, and is presented to a high standard throughout, retaining and benefitting from many period features.
Points to note include: A large inglenook fireplace and bread oven, flagstone flooring (listing suggests dating from the 18th Century), bespoke oak doors and a multitude of exposed wall and ceiling timbers.
The principal reception room is a splendid drawing room with an impressive inglenook fireplace and bressemer, with a Swedish wood burning stove.
The large and attractive sitting room retains a number of period features, and the well-presented dining room has a pretty Victorian fireplace, and provides an ideal space for formal dining.
The generous country style kitchen is fitted with a range of bespoke oak wall and base units, granite work surfaces and a double butler style sink. It also benefits from a four oven Aga, integral dishwasher and has space for a large American style fridge/freezer.
There is a well proportioned utility/cloakroom with ample space for white goods and storage.
The good sized study has a high ceiling and beautiful views over Caxton Place and the lake beyond.
The notable master bedroom located on the first floor, features a superb vaulted ceiling, fitted oak wardrobes and cupboards. A stylish en suite bathroom comprising a slipper bath, shower cubicle, pedestal basin and w.c.
The bright and airy guest bedroom is served by an en suite shower room, and there are two further well proportioned bedrooms and a well appointed family bathroom.
Arranged over the second floor is the generous fifth bedroom and an extensive attic space, ideal for storage or conversion subject to listed building and planning consents.
The property is approached over a long shared driveway and benefits from a sizable cobbled courtyard providing parking for three cars.
The well maintained garden to the front is laid to lawn. The delightful part walled rear cottage style garden has a good sized patio area, ideal for al fresco dining, well stocked borders retained by railway sleepers and lawn. It also benefits from a shed and a large wood store.
The residents of Caxton Place also have access and use of exceptionally well maintained grounds and a beautiful communal garden.
Photographs taken in August/September 2015.
Square Footage: 2,904 sq ft
From Sevenoaks proceed southwards towards Hildenborough on the B245. Continue through Hildenborough and turn left into Dry Hill Park Road (signposted Maidstone). Proceed along this road passing straight over the mini-roundabout and at the end turn left towards Hadlow on the A26. In the centre of Hadlow village turn right into Court Lane and proceed for ¾ of a mile and
turn right signed to Caxton Place. The Old Farmhouse will be found on the left hand side next to the cobbled parking area.
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